the lottery movie

Shirley Jackson‘s The Lottery is an iconic tale with a shocking ending, and has been forced upon high school English Lit classes everywhere. And yet, there’s never been a feature film adaptation. Until now. Kennedy/Marshall are producing a Lottery movie that will adapt Jackson’s story to the screen.

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‘Jacob’s Ladder’ Remake in the Works


Figuring out how to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder is nothing new, but it seems like the United States is on the cusp of really figuring out how to deal with PTSD as soldiers return from war in Iraq and Afghanistan. With that in mind, a remake of Adrian Lyne’s psychological horror film Jacob’s Ladder seems to be right on time.

The film is without a director at this point, but “something more akin to an homage” to the original is being planned now, with a new script commissioned for producers Michael Gaeta and Alison Rosenzweig (who were behind the Fright Night remake). Read More »

Whatever your genre of choice — action, comedy, or horror — we’ve got sequel news for you today. After the jump:

  • Peter Berg teases one of “40 different storylines” he’s considering for Hancock 2
  • Seth Rogen doesn’t know if Pineapple Express 2 will happen, but hey, it still might
  • Steve Coogan offers up a bit of info on the upcoming second season (and possible sequel?) to The Trip
  • Comic book artist and Altitude helmer Kaare Andrews is tapped for a Cabin Fever prequel

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We here at /Film aim to please. So, instead of making you click on four different articles for your sequel themed updates, all you have to do is read this one. After the jump we’ve got news on the following:

  • Producers Mark Canton and Gianni Nunnari update us on the latest regarding the sequel to 300, 300 Battle of Artemisia
  • Shane Black had a lot to say about the actors, villains, themes and more in regards to Iron Man 3
  • James Mangold got in-depth about why he took The Wolverine and his plans for it
  • Two new Cabin Fever films, Cabin Fever: Patient Zero and Cabin Fever: Outbreak, will be shot back to back next year

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